Now Commenting On:

D-backs recall LHP Joe Paterson and RHP Charles Brewer from Triple-A Reno


PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) recalled left-handed pitcher Joe Paterson and right-handed pitcher Charles Brewer (@CharlesBrewerAZ) from Triple-A Reno, optioned left-handed pitcher Tyler Skaggs (@TylerSkaggs37) and placed left-handed pitcher Matt Reynolds on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left elbow, according to D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.

Paterson, 27, was 2-1 with a 2.36 ERA (7 ER in 26.2 IP) and 29 strikeouts in 24 relief appearances with Reno this season. He did not allow a run in his last 14 games with the Aces (15.0 IP) and has limited left-handed hitters to a .143 average (7-for-49).

In 68 games with the D-backs in 2011-12, Paterson was 0-3 with 1 save and a 5.40 ERA (22 ER in 36.2 IP). He was the first-ever Rule 5 selection to make a D-backs Opening Day roster in 2011.

Brewer, 25, went 3-6 with a 5.85 ERA (44 ER in 67.2 IP) in 12 starts with Reno in 2013. The Paradise Valley native will wear No. 77 and has no Major League experience.

Over 5 Minor League seasons in the D-backs' organization (2009-), Brewer is 37-24 with a 3.98 ERA (212 ER in 479.1 IP) in 95 games (85 starts).

Reynolds, 28, is 0-2 with 2 saves and a 1.98 ERA (6 ER in 27.1 IP) in 30 games with Arizona this season. He posted a career-high 22-game scoreless streak from Sept. 19, 2011-May 11, 2012, and tied a club record with 19 scoreless outings to start a season (also Paterson in 2011).

Skaggs, 21, was 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA (10 ER in 16.2) in 3 starts with the D-backs in 2013. 

Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español